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Rohingyas threat to national, regional security: PM

-- November 11, 2019 11:53:41

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said 1.1 million Rohingya, citizens of Myanmar who fled here in the face of persecution, are not only a threat to the security for Bangladesh but also for the re...

Launch services resume after 36 hours

FE ONLINE DESK November 11, 2019 11:46:14

Launch services have resumed as Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) reopened all the routes across the country after 36 hours of suspensions due to the cyclone Bulbul today (Monday)....

Ex-minister Latif Siddiqui’s bail stayed

-- November 11, 2019 11:29:49

The top court on Monday stayed a six-month interim bail granted by the High Court to former minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui in a corruption case. A four-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Jus...

Cyclone Bulbul claims 13 lives in Bangladesh

-- November 11, 2019 11:06:00

At least 13 people in 10 districts have been reported dead from a combination of falling trees, collapsed houses and illness after Cyclone Bulbul ripped through southern Bangladesh on Saturday. The h...

Chattogram port back to business

-- November 10, 2019 20:55:28

The Chattogram seaport has resumed regular services after Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a land depression. The Chattogram port, the busiest seaport in the country, shut down on Friday night. There wer...

President Abdul Hamid to leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday

-- November 10, 2019 20:41:44

President Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, reports UNB. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Ai...

Govt defers JSC, JDC math tests again

-- November 10, 2019 20:23:21

The government has once again suspended the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) math examinations set for Nov 12 due to Cyclone Bulbul. The JSC test has been reschedul...

Six burned as pick-up catches fire during Miladunnabi rally in Ctg

-- November 10, 2019 20:07:26

Six people, including five children, suffered burn injuries as a pick-up caught fire during an Eid-e-Miladunnabi rally at Lalkhan Bazar in the city on Sunday noon, reports UNB. The victims are Noor N...

Country’s river ports reopen today

-- November 10, 2019 20:01:48

The seaport and Shah Amanat Airport in Chattogram have resumed their regular services after Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a land depression, reports bdnews24.com. River transport services of the count...

PM stays awake as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ sweeps: Minister

-- November 10, 2019 19:20:00

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina passed a sleepless night on Saturday observing cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ which lashed the country’s coastal districts early Sunday, said Information M...

President Abdul Hamid hosts doa mahfil on Eid-e-Miladunnabi

-- November 10, 2019 19:03:31

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday hosted a milad mahfil at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban on the occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), reports UNB....

Five fishermen missing as trawler capsizes in Meghna

-- November 10, 2019 17:59:31

Five fishermen went missing after a fishing trawler sank in the Meghna River in Charfasson upazila of Bhola district on Sunday, reports UNB. All the fishermen, yet to be identified, hailed from Abdul...

4,000-5,000 houses damaged by cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Minister

-- November 10, 2019 16:36:42

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman on Sunday said some 4,000-5,000 houses were damaged by cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ which lashed the country’s coasta...

Seven held while gambling at Rajshahi

-- November 10, 2019 16:13:52

Police arrested seven people, including an Awami League (AL) leader, while gambling at a local AL office in Horgram union of Poba Upazila, Rajshahi on Saturday nigh, reports UNB. The arrestees are Ma...

‘Bulbul’: Tuesday’s JSC, JDC exams rescheduled

-- November 10, 2019 15:54:05

Following cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' which lashed the country's coastal districts on Sunday, Tuesday's Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations have been reschedul...

Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service resumes after 12 hrs

-- November 10, 2019 14:48:45

The ferry services on Paturia-Daulatia river route of Manikganj district resumed on Sunday morning after 12 hours of disruption as due to bad weather triggered by cyclone ‘Bulbul’, report...

Cyclone: BRAC ready with dry food, safe water and emergency medical care

FE ONLINE REPORT November 10, 2019 14:31:24

BRAC has mobilsed response preparations, with a particular focus on Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat, over the cyclone Bulbul, according to a press statement. BRAC field operatives are working in coordi...

16 dead as Bulbul lashes Bangladesh, India coasts

-- November 10, 2019 13:47:42

At least 16 people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rain...

Shaheed Nur Hossain Day today

-- November 10, 2019 12:55:30

Shaheed Nur Hossain Day, a red-letter day to restore democracy in the country, is being observed today with due solemnity, reports BSS. On this day in 1987, Awami Juba League (AJL) leader Nur Hossain...

Flight operations resume at Ctg airport after 14 hrs

-- November 10, 2019 12:46:58

Flight operations at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram resumed on Sunday morning after 14 hours of disruption due to inclement weather triggered by cyclone ‘Bulbul’, reports...

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed

-- November 10, 2019 12:31:23

Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), was observed in the country on Sunday with due religious solemnity. On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the...

Dhaka to be rickshaw-free within two years

-- November 10, 2019 12:25:40

 For many Westerners, the cycle rickshaw (also known as the cyclo or pedicab) is an iconically Asian form of transport, according to a report published ob The Economists. In fact, most Asian cit...

Cyclone Bulbul weakens into deep depression

-- November 10, 2019 11:25:09

Cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ over Khulna and adjoining northwestern part of Bangladesh moved slowly northwestwards and weekend further into a deep depression. The depression was lying over Bag...

Operations at Ctg maritime port, airport resume

FE ONLINE DESK November 10, 2019 11:20:36

Operations have resumed at the Chittagong maritime port and the Shah Amanat International Airport, with the cyclone Bulbul already weakening too much to cause any ruins. The airport manager, wing com...

Cyclone 'Bulbul' crosses West Bengal-Khulna coasts

-- November 10, 2019 09:39:07

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ completed crossing the West Bengal-Khulna coast near the Sundarbans around 5am on Sunday and now lying over Khulna and adjoining southwestern part of the cou...

‘Bulbul’ may cross Khulna coast by mid-night

-- November 09, 2019 20:52:38

Severe cyclonic storm “Bulbul” is likely to cross Khulna-West Bengal coast near the Sundarbans by this mid-night tonight. Maximum sustained wind speed within 74km of the cyclone centre is...

‘No fund for public universities if provocative acts don’t stop’

-- November 09, 2019 17:53:10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government will stop providing funds to public universities if the teachers do not stop provocative activities to take their students to a wrong path...

Abul Kasem’s fourth death anniversary tomorrow

-- November 09, 2019 16:58:09

The fourth death anniversary of Md Abul Kasem, a former first class gazetted officer of Defence Finance (Army), will be observed tomorrow (November 10). Abul Kasem died on November 10, 2015 at S...

CAAB suspends operations at Chattogram airport amid nearing cyclone

FE Online Report November 09, 2019 16:34:59

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has suspended all operations of Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport from Saturday 4:00pm until Sunday 6:00am to avert any damage due to the neari...

Measures in place to face Cyclone Bulbul, says Hasina

-- November 09, 2019 16:19:37

The government has taken all the necessary steps to tackle the effects of the impending cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. "We have made preparations to face...